Future Jobs: Solving the Employment and Skills Crisis (Hardback)Edward E. Gordon (author)
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A pervasive disconnect exists between the job/career culture and the present economic reality in America. This book offers powerful strategies for stemming the employment crisis and proposes comprehensive solutions for businesses, government, and job seekers alike.
* Explains how the current job skills crisis stems from a broad structural failure of the education-to-employment system and has sweeping societal and economic consequences
* Identifies the "hot jobs" of the current decade and the requisite skills and educational preparation needed to obtain them
* Describes how digital technology has permanently altered the nature of the U.S. and global job/labor market
* Provides information critical to a wide audience: businesses seeking to fill vacant jobs, community organizations and governments trying to attract new enterprises and retain current businesses, educators preparing students for careers, and students and parents concerned about job and career options
Number of pages: 203
Weight: 531 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 19 mm
"Gordon, a business consultant, examines how the United States can reduce workforce skills shortages by offering comprehensive regional solutions. . . . Recommended." - Choice
"With wisdom, integrity, compassion, and determination, Dr. Gordon identifies and analyzes the issues, and proposes with demonstrably workable solutions. Gordon concludes, `As an optimist, I believe that American society's greater flexibility and dynamism will prevail as in past eras. My hope is that Future Jobs will inspire people in many walks of life to take a proactive role in shaping that new jobs and talent era.'" - The National Career Development Association
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